Gastroenterology

Cookeville Regional Medical Group

NP/PA Apply
FT
8a-5p, M-F
Description:

Under the direct or indirect supervision of a licensed physician, the Advanced Nurse Clinician/Physician Assistant assesses patients’ Medical/surgical conditions, administers treatments under physician orders or in conformity with usual practice, advises and counsels patients or their legal guardian of patient problems.  This privilege does not include the practice of obtaining informed consent.  Demonstrates  knowledge of the psychosocial needs, clinical assessment implications, and/or consequences of technology.

 

1.  EDUCATION:  Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing Master’s program or Masters of Medical Science Physician Assistant Studies.  Evidence of continuing education.  Current unrestricted Tennessee licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse and RN or Physician Assistant.  Must hold a National Certification in a Nursing Specialty Area.

 

2.  EXPERIENCE:  Minimum one year experience preferred.

 

3.  SKILLS:  Advanced Practice Nursing Skills.

Scheduler, Referral Pre-Cert Coordinator Apply
FT
8a-5p, M-F
Description:

Under the direction of the Site Manager, the Scheduler, Referral, Precertification Coordinator processes all requests received via fax, CPOE, and verifies member eligibility, including checking Practice Plus eligibility. Ascertains benefit availability and creates all events in Athena EMR by responding to request per CRMG workflows. Is responsible for notifying requesting providers if the member has terminated coverage, any problems with referrals, or scheduling procedures or tests. Coordinates with the physician in the provision of care, out-patient services provided to minimize the process steps necessary for physician to achieve access for their patient. Assuring that the appropriate payers' have been identified and payers' requirements have been met. Prior authorizing by an insurance company approving the medical necessity of the procedure. Improve the relationship between the hospitals, physician by assuming this responsibility. Education of physician and team members about regulatory and process requirements.

 

  1. EDUCATION:  High School Diploma or GED

 

  1. EXPERIENCE:  Minimum twelve months experience working in a physician group practice in the pre-cert, referral or scheduling department.

 

  1. SKILLS:  Knowledge of general office machines, good computer skills. Comfortable using email and interacting with computer applications. Knowledge of practice management and word processing software. Ability to perform multiple and diverse tasks simultaneously. Must have a neat and professional appearance. Strong written and verbal communication skills and cheerful attitude. Able to enter data into the computer system accurately.  Adapt well to changing priorities.